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I added a 2nd line to my mobile account & purchased a new $950 phone which everything is in my name & my ex boyfriend has the phone and all I'm asking him to do is take it to the store it came from and leave it at the desk with any employee. He is not willing to do so. He's made threats tht he will snap it in half or throw it in the ocean. I wanted to know if any of this is a crime?
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If you have given him the phone voluntarily, it would not be a crime, it would be a civil matter for failure to return the property to you if that was part of your agreement that it was not a gift to him, but he was merely using it on your account and had to return it to you. If he destroys it, he would still be liable to you for the value of the phone, it would not be a criminal matter.

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